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Re: bin/41652: newfs ignores block and frag sizes in disklabel
The following reply was made to PR bin/41652; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Laight <david%l8s.co.uk@localhost>
Subject: Re: bin/41652: newfs ignores block and frag sizes in disklabel
Date: Wed, 1 Jul 2009 00:13:45 +0100
On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 09:40:00PM +0000, bad%bsd.de@localhost wrote:
> >Number: 41652
> >Category: bin
> >Synopsis: newfs neither respects nor updates the block and frag sizes
> >in disklabel
> newfs(8) specifies that the defaults are taken from the disklabel.
> I have chosen 8K/1k block/frag sizes in the disklabel for partitions.
> newfs ignores this for filesystems >1G and uses 16k/2k block/frag sizes.
> newfs also fails to update the block/frag sizes in the kernel as the man
> page specifes.
IMHO the block/frag sizes don't belong in the disklabel ....
So maybe just the documentation should be changed.
David Laight: david%l8s.co.uk@localhost
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